Thursday April 19, 2018
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News Archive

Welcome to the archived news page of the United Road Transport Union.

If you have any news stories that would be of interest to other URTU members, please contact the URTU newsdesk on 0161 486 2103 or contact here.


Principles of Warehousing and Storage
16/11/2017
Through a new learning provider partnership, URTU Learning can now offer you a free Warehousing and Storage qualification.

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URTU Learning One Day Workshop
15/11/2017
The URTU Learning Project recently hosted a successful one day workshop around the role of the Union Learning Representative (ULR).

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CPC Workshop
6/11/2017
The URTU Learning Project has commissioned a learning provider to create a unique CPC one day workshop.

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URTU Learning Conference 2018
10/10/2017
URTU Learning's next annual conference will be taking place on the 2nd March 2018 in Nottingham.

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URTU Membership Card and Diary
9/10/2017
All URTU members will be receiving their URTU membership card and 2018/19 diary during November and December.

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URTU Backs White Ribbon Campaign
4/10/2017
On average two women a week are killed by a male partner or former partner. One in four women will suffer domestic violence in their lifetimes.

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National Executive Committee Members
24/9/2017
Following the recent nominations for National Executive Committee Members, Bro. Mark Rushby and Bro. Jason Chittock accepted their nominations in the uncontested Regions of Nine and Eleven of our Union.

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RHA wins significant climbdown from Government on truckers' Overnight Allowances
7/9/2017
The RHA has won a significant concession from tax officials on Overnight Allowances for lorry drivers.

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TEMPORARY RELAXATION OF THE ENFORCEMENT OF DRIVERS' HOURS RULES: TRANSPORT OF LIVE PIGS FROM SCOTLAND TO ABBATOIRS IN ENGLAND
16/8/2017
Emergency relaxation of the enforcement of EU drivers' hours rules for drivers involved in the transport of live pigs from farms in Scotland to abattoirs in England following a fire at the Brechin Abattoir.

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Court ruling is victory for workers' access to justice
26/7/2017
Today, the Supreme Court has decided that the decision to impose fees for workers to bring a claim to the Employment Tribunal was unlawful and therefore should be quashed.

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